June 21, 2024

Bungie has reportedly laid off an unknown variety of staffers and delayed two extremely anticipated video games. Bloomberg’s Jason Schreier studies that the studio’s CEO, Pete Parsons, warned staffers they’d hear “some information at the moment” whereas saying a staff assembly afterward Monday to “talk about at the moment’s occasions.”

In the meantime, the studio has reportedly delayed the Future 2 enlargement, The Ultimate Form, and the studio’s subsequent sport, Marathon. Sony accomplished its deal final yr to purchase Bungie for $3.6 billion.

In accordance with Bloomberg, Bungie delayed Future 2: The Ultimate Form to June from its authentic goal of February 27, 2024. Whereas not essentially the tip of Future 2, the enlargement will function a decision, wrapping up its fundamental story’s unfastened ends. As well as, the studio has pushed again the discharge date for extraction shooter Marathon to 2025. That title, rebooting an IP from a Nineteen Nineties Mac cult traditional, is Bungie’s try to re-establish itself as a pressure within the fashionable gaming trade past Future.

Sony has joined a lot of the gaming trade (and the tech world at giant) in shedding workers this yr. Naughty Canine, Media Molecule and PlayStation’s Visible Arts help staff have all confronted cuts just lately. As well as, Epic Video games reduce round 900 workers members in September, and CD Projekt Purple introduced in July it might lay off about 100 folks. Niantic, Telltale, EA and Unity have additionally let go of employees in 2023.

When reached by Engadget’s Kris Holt for remark, a Bungie spokesperson pointed us to the next post on X (previously Twitter) from Parsons:

Replace, October 30, 2023, 4:43 PM ET: This story has been up to date so as to add Bungie’s response.

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